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For Immediate Release

Fact Sheet: High Speed Intercity Passenger Rail Program:Iowa

Awardees: Iowa Department of Transportation

Total Approximate Funding (entire corridor): $17,000,000

Benefiting State: Iowa

This project will install four remotely controlled powered crossovers on the BNSF Ottumwa subdivision, which will reduce travel times and improve on-time performance.